All posts by Bec Waterhouse

Green for Prems

April 13, 2011 No Comments »

It’s exciting to watch an event grow legs and walk on its own. Not only did “Green for Prems” walk, but it hit the ground running! The sheer number of people who “attended” Li’l Aussie Prems online national event via ... Read More »

Prematurity on the Today program

November 18, 2007 No Comments »

Next week on the Today program they’re doing a piece on premature babies. The following is a letter I’ve sent in: Dear Today, My daughter Miss E was born prematurely on the 29th of March this year, at 26 week ... Read More »

Bonding with my (micro) premmie Part 1

November 7, 2007 No Comments »

On my first day of full time, solo parenting I managed to clip the tip off of Miss E’s big toe while trying to trim her toenails—I’ve not touched baby nail clippers since that day. I think that was one ... Read More »

Ambiguous loss of premature birth

October 12, 2007 No Comments »

In one of my frequent searches of Google I found this article entitled Ambiguous loss of premature birth. It basically says that, while our babies may be a live there is still a grieving process associated with the loss of ... Read More »

Coping post NICU

October 9, 2007 2 Comments »

I rode the lift to the fifth floor just as I had every day for the first 148 days of my child’s life. This time however, was different. We were going back. Only for a follow up appointment but the ... Read More »